Children’s centres and nurseries in West Sussex are being encouraged to host a Giant Wiggle event to celebrate The Very Hungry Caterpillar Day and raise money for charity.
Leading charity Action for Children is teaming up with The World of Eric Carle to promote the event, to be held on 20 March this year.
The day marks the 45th anniversary of the UK’s most read children’s book, and 2014 is Action for Children’s 145th year.
The Giant Wiggle invites children under five to wiggle along in giant caterpillar-like conga lines.
It will encourage them to help others, and open their imaginations through storytelling and creative activities.
Ruth Sorby, partnership fundraising manager at Action for Children, said: “What better way to celebrate the anniversary of Eric Carle’s beloved book than by getting kids active and having fun?”
For more information about hosting a Giant Wiggle fundraiser, call 0300 123 2112 or visit www.actionforchildren.org.uk/giantwiggle.